Foe in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is foe a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word foe is a Scrabble US word. The word foe is worth 6 points in Scrabble:

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Is foe a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word foe is a Scrabble UK word and has 6 points:

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Is foe a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word foe is a Words With Friends word. The word foe is worth 6 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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Valid words made from Foe

You can make 6 words from 'foe' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.

3 letters words from 'foe'

FOE 6 

2 letters words from 'foe'

EF 5FE 5
OE 2OF 5

All 3 letters words made out of foe

foe ofe feo efo oef eof

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word foe. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in foe.

Definitions and meaning of foe

foe

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /fəʊ/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /foʊ/
  • Rhymes: -əʊ
  • Homophone: faux

Etymology 1

From Middle English fo (foe; hostile), from earlier ifo (foe), from Old English ġefāh (enemy), from fāh (hostile), from Proto-West Germanic *faih, from Proto-Germanic *faihaz (compare Old Frisian fāch (punishable), Middle High German gevēch (feuder)), from Proto-Indo-European *peik/k̑- (to hate, be hostile) (compare Middle Irish óech (enemy, fiend), Lithuanian pìktas (evil)).

Adjective

foe

  1. (obsolete) Hostile.
    • , vol.1, ch.23:
      he, I say, could passe into Affrike onely with two simple ships or small barkes, to commit himselfe in a strange and foe countrie, to engage his person, under the power of a barbarous King [].

Translations

Noun

foe (plural foes)

  1. An enemy.
Synonyms
  • (enemy): adversary, enemy, opponent.
Antonyms
  • (enemy): ally, friend
Derived terms
  • befoe
Translations

Etymology 2

Acronym of fifty-one ergs., due to the value of a "foe", 1 foe = 1051ergs; coined by Gerald Brown of Stony Brook University in his work with Hans Bethe.

Noun

foe (plural foes)

  1. A unit of energy equal to 1044 joules.
Synonyms
  • bethe (B)

Anagrams

  • EFO, EOF, OEF

Middle English

Noun

foe

  1. Alternative form of fo

Portuguese

Verb

foe

  1. Obsolete spelling of foi

Source: wiktionary.org
  • an enemy.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)